Walk and Run Against Sexual Harassment Organized at IIT Kanpur

Kanpur, U.P.: IIT Kanpur’s Women’s Cell organized a run and walk on 31 March 2019 with the theme “Don’t be a Bystander; Stand Against Sexual Harassment”. This is the second year that such an event has been organized.

The participants were divided into 8 Categories: women, men, between 15-30 years and above 30 years. Almost 450 people from the campus had registered for the walk and run, a total of 5.5 Km circling the IITK campus. The end of the event was marked by a program at OAT where prizes and certificates were distributed by Prof. Manindra Agarwal, Deputy Director, and Prof. Shunmugaraj, Dean of Students Affairs, IIT Kanpur.

The spirit of the theme was also celebrated through recognition of some select individuals who have set an example in the campus by standing against sexual harassment.

 


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